PARCA collaborates on new research showing Alabama’s First Class Pre-K students are performing better on academic assessments than others

By on January 7th, 2019 in , , : in Education & Workforce Development

Alabama public school students who participated in the state’s publicly funded First Class Pre-K program performed better on academic assessments Read the full release.  


How Alabama Taxes Compare, 2018 Report

By on December 12th, 2018 in , , : in State & Local Government

Alabama’s state and local governments collect less per capita in taxes than state and local governments in any other state Read the full release.  


Surging economy boosts Alabama 2018 General Fund and ETF Revenues

By on October 24th, 2018 in , , , : in State & Local Government

Thanks to a booming economy, Alabama saw significantly increased revenue to both the General Fund and the Education Trust Fund Read the full release.  


PARCA Statewide Constitutional Amendment Analysis

By on October 23rd, 2018 in , : in State & Local Government

When voters go to the polls on November 6, they’ll not only be electing a governor, legislators, and other state Read the full release.  


K-12 Education Ranks as the #1 Priority Among Alabama Voters

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.  


Healthcare Ranks #2 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

By on October 17th, 2018 in , , : in Quality of Life

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.  


Government Corruption and Ethics Ranks #3 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.  


Mental Health and Substance Abuse Ranks #4 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.  


Poverty and Homelessness Ranks #5 Among Alabama Voter Priorities

By on September 17th, 2018 in , , : in Quality of Life

In late 2017, the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA) surveyed Alabama voters to determine their thoughts about the Read the full release.  


PARCA Annual Survey Addresses Representation in State Government, Public Education and Payday Loans

PARCA collaborated with Samford University to conduct our annual telephone survey of Alabama citizens between June 4 and July 18, Read the full release.